Keeping bees is a fun and rewarding project for the homesteader or prepper. However, it's not as easy as reading a book, buying a hive and some packaged bees. Beekeeping is both an art and a science. The science part can be learned by reading books and research. The art part will only happen when you become an observer and student of your bees and bees in your area. When our … [Read more...] about Getting Started With Beekeeping & Common Mistakes To Avoid
I got a bit of EXCITING news to share with you today. My brother has just produced a DVD with STUD wilderness survival experts from Sigma III on how to head into the woods with basically just a knife, and survive. It doesn't come out 'til Monday, but check out this little teaser, its pretty cool. Talk Soon, Chet Womach ThePrepperProject.com … [Read more...] about Guess what comes out on Monday?
I was out in the yard one beautiful May afternoon when I made an exciting discovery. It was a tall, scraggly plant towering a good foot and a half above the other weeds scattering our overgrown yard. I crouched down to get a closer look and immediately noticed the heart shaped pods growing along the lanky stem-- I'd recognize them anywhere. It was Shepherd's Purse! I have … [Read more...] about Stop Bleeding Fast With This Weed
Modern man stands in direct opposition against the wild. We are creatures of order, and habit, and similitude. The wilderness is chaos, a force guided by only two principles; dominance and growth. And man, having long ago relinquished the natural survival tools of a good predator in favor of a bigger, better brain, not only has to pick his battles wisely but must also leverage … [Read more...] about How To Make Fire From Wild Tinder
I received an e-mail recently from a relative interested in finding a good ax. He was less than pleased with the selection at Tractor Supply and other local chain hardware stores. Rather than buying a piece of mass-produced subpar Chinese junk, he wanted something good. Problem: I'm no ax expert. I've never done much wood splitting, tree felling or log cabin building. In fact, … [Read more...] about How To Choose The Right Ax